Jump to content

Name That War Film


TasmanianDevil
 Share

Recommended Posts

  • 4 weeks later...

The man in the Grey Flannel Suit

That's right, Gregory Pecks a WWII vet with emotional problems stemming from his service, as he struggles with his 50s Corporate job in Manhattan. The unit he was in was the 509th PIB, curiously, the unit fights in the Pacific too (Shades of Objective Burma?) :lol:

 

In this image we can just see in the background the 509th's Ginger Bread man patch, but this image was the only one I could find.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Speaking of 'All Quiet on the Western Front'...

 

All-Quiet-Hands.jpg

 

 

That scene of the guy having his hands blown off on the wire, still hanging there, is a haunting image even today. I can't imagine how that must have impacted (no joke intended) audiences in 1930.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Glory.

Ray

That's right, Bob Gunton as General Charles G. Harker.

 

Gunton I've found out just today is a Vietnam combat Infantry veteran, fought in C Co 2/501 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) in 1969-70, he apparently was with the battalion in the Battle of Fire Base Ripcord.

 

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1928&dat=19791012&id=l2EgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xWUFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2669,2423154&hl=en

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.